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Research Strategies for Large Native Title Claims: A New South Wales Perspective

James Rose

AIATSIS Native Title Conference: Living wih Native Title from the Bush to the Sea | Coffs Harbour | Published : 2014


Over the past decade NSW & ACT rep body NTSCORP has facilitated the successful registration of 3 large, contiguous claims, totalling more that 805,000 square kilometres and covering more than 25% of NSW. These comprise Barkandji Traditional Owners (NSD6084/1998), Ngiyampaa People (NSD415/2012), and Gomeroi People (NSD2308/2011). As of June 2014 the first of these claims has reached a consent determination, while the remaining two are on course to consent determinations in 2015. The successful research-based development of these claims opens up a new pathway to the resolution of native title under conventional procedural arrangements. This paper discusses NTSCORP's strategic approach to the ..

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